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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Arisaema triphyllumJack In The Pulpit, Dragonroot, Indian Turnip32
Arum maculatumCuckoo Pint21
Canna edulisAchira, Indian shot30
Castanea sativaSweet Chestnut, European chestnut52
Cucurbita foetidissimaBuffalo Gourd, Missouri gourd32
Hyacinthoides nonscriptaBluebell01
Plantago lanceolataRibwort Plantain, Narrowleaf plantain23
Plantago ovataBlond Psyllium, Desert Indianwheat23
Solanum tuberosumPotato, Irish potato52
Triticum aestivumBread Wheat, Common wheat42
Triticum aestivum compactumClub Wheat20
Triticum aestivum machaMakha Wheat20
Triticum aestivum speltaSpelt Wheat40
Triticum aestivum sphaerococcumShot Wheat20
Triticum bicorne 20
Triticum georgicum 20
Triticum monococcumEinkorn30
Triticum sovieticum 20
Triticum timopheeviiSanduri, Timopheev's wheat20
Triticum turgidumRivet Wheat40
Triticum turgidum carthlicumPersian Wheat20
Triticum turgidum dicoccoidesWild Emmer20
Triticum turgidum dicocconEmmer30
Triticum turgidum durumDurum Wheat30
Triticum turgidum polonicumPolish Wheat30
Triticum turgidum turanicumKhurasan Wheat20
Triticum vaviloviVavilov's Wheat20
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